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What a difference a year makes

One year ago today we found out Charlie was on his way! It’s hard to imagine our little family without him, but here’s a shot from that night out celebrating our little secret. x And here’s today. All four Allards

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Our Two Week ~$7K Kitchen Remodel

As I mentioned in our catch-up list, we renovated our kitchen this summer in about 2 weeks for about $7K ( I originally said 6, I was forgetting the sink my mental math, oops). It was extra extra of me.

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Traveling #withababy and/or Toddler

We travel a fair bit as a family. Magnus took his first flight at 6 weeks old and in his 27 months he’s been to Florida (every couple of months), Ohio (every couple of months) , New York, Georgia, Virginia,

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Charlie @ 4 Months

You blink, and all the sudden your helpless tiny squishy newborn is a person. Charlie turned 4 months old on Monday and I think we’d all agree that he’s only getting cuter and more fun with each passing day. He’s

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Milkin’ It

It’s great that our culture has become more supportive of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding has a LOT of benefits. And I’m going to spend the majority of the rest of this post whining about how hard I’m working to protecting breast milk

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While we were out…

So in the 17 months since I last managed to update this blog a lot of life has happened: We celebrated our second wedding Anniversary We went to Vegas for a bachelor party and our first getaway since becoming parents

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A Birth Story: Magnus Leo Allard

Happy Mother’s Day! Seems like a good day to share the story of how I became a mama to one perfect little ball of mischief and love. Magnus was due July 24th. It’s completely silly, but in my heart, I

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FAQs about Our Experiences thus far with Multi-generational Living

Q: Wait, You really moved in with your parents voluntarily? /Side-eye A: Yes! While this decision certainly has financial upside, for us it was a choice and not out of grave necessity.  I don’t think there is anything wrong with

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Happy Halloween!

Hope your holiday is full of fun. Da do0! From Audrey, Seymour, Orin and Audrey 2

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5 weeks, 5 weddings #withababy

This fall we had a bounty of wedded bliss to celebrate between friends and family members. So much so that now if it’s Saturday and we’re not at a wedding or reception, the baby is probably very confused. In fact, after five

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